Nitec in Marine Technology


Course Overview  |  Entry Requirements  |  Duration and Venue  |  Progression Opportunities  |  Career Prospects



Course Overview

A marine vessel has many machineries that make it a self-sustaining unit at sea. Do you want to play this integral role in servicing, repairing, overhauling and installing the various types of marine diesel engines, steam turbine and marine auxiliary machinery?

Join this course and gain knowledge on interpreting engineering drawings, disassembling and examining faulty machinery and equipment, conducting diagnostic testing, and reconditioning or repairing parts in machinery and components.

Apply your knowledge and gain real-life (on-the-job) training at production facilities within shipyards.

Acquire knowledge and skills which are highly relevant to the industry

  • Interpret engineering drawings and manufacturers’ manuals.
  • Disassemble machinery and equipment wholly or partly.
  • Examine faulty marine machinery components.
  • Conduct non-destructive tests on marine machinery components.
  • Recondition or repair defective parts in machinery and equipment.
  • Test-run repaired machinery, equipment and auxiliary machinery.


Entry Requirements

To apply for the Nitec in Marine Technology course, you need to have:

Subject Grade
Completed GCE ‘N’ or ‘O’  level -


Duration and Venue

This is a two-year course and training is available at ITE Approved Training Centres.


Progression Opportunities

Nitec in Marine Technology graduates with good results may apply for progression to the first year of a related diploma course at the Polytechnics.

Nitec in Marine Technology graduates with a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 and above may apply for progression to related ITE Work-Study Diploma (previously known as Work-Learn Technical Diploma). For more details, please click here.

Nitec in Marine Technology graduates with a GPA of 2.3 and above may also apply for progression to related Higher Nitec courses offered by ITE. 


Career Prospects

Graduates from
Nitec in Marine Technology course can look forward to employment opportunities in the industry as Technical Associates.

There are excellent opportunities for career advancement to supervisory positions and beyond. This challenge is for students to upgrade their technical skills and knowledge by taking up higher-level courses.


For more information

For general queries on the course, please email or call 6590 2433.


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